On the eve of a secret military operation, an assassin’s bullet strikes President Seth Jerrison. He is rushed to the hospital, where surgeons struggle to save his life.
At the same hospital, Professor Ranjip Singh is experimenting with a device that can erase traumatic memories.
Then a terrorist bomb detonates. In the operating room, the president suffers cardiac arrest. He has a near-death experience, but the memories that flash through Jerrison’s mind are not his own.
It quickly becomes clear that the electromagnetic pulse generated by the bomb amplified and scrambled Professor Singh’s equipment, allowed a random group of people to access one another’s minds.
And now one of those people can retrieve President Jerrison’s memories – including classified information regarding the upcoming military mission, which, if revealed, could cost countless lives. But the task of determining who has switched memories with whom is a daunting one – particularly when some of the people involved have reason to lie…
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Set in wartime England this novel relates the story of Vera,a nurse who has a baby and a friend Ramsden, and parents who don't understand her. She and the baby, and sometimes Ramsden, eke out their days at shabby hospitals across England, dreaming always of better places, other things.About the Author:
Robert J. Sawyer was born in Ottawa and lives in Mississauga with his wife, poet Carolyn Clink. He has won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel. The ABC TV series FlashForward was based on his novel of the same name.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060160624
Book Description Harper Collins, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition, 1st printing. Unread. 171 pages, with dust jacket. Digital image available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 36547
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